Troll's eye view : a book of villainous tales / edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling

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Subjects: Fairy tales
Short stories--Juvenile literature
Fairy tales--Adaptations--Juvenile literature
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Juvenile, Pre-adolescent (9-13 years old), Ages 10 up
Published: New York : Viking, 2009
LC Classification: P, PZ
Physical Description: [208] p. ; 22 cm
Additional Authors: Ed : Datlow, Ellen
Ed : Windling, Terri
Notes: ISBN: 9780670061419 (hbk.) :$16.99
ISBN: 0670061417 (hbk.) :$16.99
Includes bibliographical references (p. [202]-[203])
A Junior Library Guild selection
Ages 10 up
Contents: Introduction -- Wizard's apprentice / Delia Sherman -- An unwelcome guest / Garth Nix -- Faery tales / Wendy Froud -- Rags and riches / Nina Kiriki Hoffman -- Up the down beanstalk : a wife remembers / Peter S. Beagle -- The shoes that were danced to pieces / Ellen Kushner -- Puss in boots, the sequel / Joseph Stanton -- The boy who cried wolf / Holly Black -- Troll / Jane Yolen -- Castle Othello / Nancy Farmer -- 'Skin / Michael Cadnum -- A delicate architecture / Catherynne M. Valente -- Molly / Midori Snyder -- Observing the formalities / Neil Gaiman -- The Cinderella game / Kelly Link
Summary: Everyone thinks they know the real story behind the villains in fairy tales--evil, no two ways about it. But the villains themselves beg to differ. In this anthology for younger readers, you'll hear from the Giant's wife (from Jack and the Beanstalk), Rumpelstiltskin, the oldest of the Twelve Dancing Princesses, and more
OCLC Number: 236343821
ISBN/ISSN: 9780670061419